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Unread 06-29-2013, 09:13 PM   #61
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HMM. OK Thanks man. Consider it done.

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Unread 07-07-2013, 07:01 PM   #62
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I'm going broke. But loving every second of it!
Brother I know the feeling...

Wow, Tyler, I can't wait to see it finished up; should look great, and more importantly, work great.

Tell me more about the springs. How much lift are they, designed for the stock spring hanger location? And it's just the rears you have to sell? I might be interested depending on the price and shipping.
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Unread 07-08-2013, 10:02 PM   #63
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So far so good. Have had it out twice and have been impressed.

The springs will give you about 2" of lift. They will work in the stock location. I screwed myself because I moved my hangers. They will provide 2" of stretch per side if run standard. 0" of stretch if ran backward. This is because the spring is 2" longer than a stock yj spring and the center pin is offset 2" as well.

Don't know on the shipping or price. If your serious shoot me pm and we can try to work something out. I think I paid something like 150 a spring. If that helps. They seem like good springs. If that's what your looking for

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Unread 07-09-2013, 12:47 PM   #64
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Oh yeah... PM sent. LOL
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Unread 07-09-2013, 01:22 PM   #65
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Reading through your thread again motivated me to go work on my cage some more. Out to the garage I go......
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Unread 07-09-2013, 03:25 PM   #66
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Get back out there and finish it up! And for God sake put your spare on it somewhere!!!
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Unread 07-09-2013, 05:45 PM   #67
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Get back out there and finish it up! And for God sake put your spare on it somewhere!!!
Haha i think im gonna leave the spare off the cage. At least for now. I think im going to actually leave if off the jeep for a while. Just keep it in the back of my tow rig when i go wheeling. I have onboard air and all the tools needed to fix a flat tire or reseat a bead. If its anything worse happens my tow rig is usually no further than 20 mins or so from me.
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Unread 07-09-2013, 06:31 PM   #68
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AHHH. The long awaited stance:





In between my build my roommate decided e wanted to do his ball Joints. This is how it looks when you don't really have all of the tools necessary to get the job done. Needless to say we got them out but had to run to autozone to get the balljoint tool to get the new ones in.



Time to get the front diff sealed up ad fluid all round. That would be my Yukon ZIP AIR locker. The things pretty sweet.




Now is about the time that **** really starts to hit the fan. The end is in sight. I'm waiting on a few parts to finish her up. What I'm trying to say is my pictures and documentation are getting more and more lax. And I failed to take any pictures in the building of this:



BUT it was pretty simple. All it is is an X across the roll bar. You can use you imagination on how it was made.


After a few months. (was only supposed to be a few weeks)
Got the jeep running so what else to do than flex it OUT!!



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Unread 07-09-2013, 06:59 PM   #69
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Looks great. I bet you cant wait to get it out on the trail.
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Unread 07-09-2013, 07:07 PM   #70
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Now that the YJ is moving under it's own power I can focus on the more cosmetic items on the list. I have always wanted bucket seats in my jeep. Don't know why. So I snatched myself a pair of 60/40 seats out of a 96 ranger. They looked pretty good until we got the pressure washer out to clean them. Turns out they were pretty dirty.



AGAIN not much in the way of documentation for installing the ranger seats so this will have to do.



The seats were said to bolt in to the existing YJ mounts. BUT they didn't. Well the could have but my head would have been over the windshield. What I ended up doing was built some little platforms out of square tubing. then was going to set the seats on there. Only problem was the platforms I built were still too tall. (word of wisdom here thoroughly test fit all parts before welding them onto your jeep) So I had to cut the platform out and make a shorter one. All in all it worked out pretty well. Took me a day to do but couldn't be happier.




Down the road theres an abandoned parking lot with some dirt and gravel piles with some tire sized rocks. What a perfect place to test some things out.

Post field test:



Had a couple issues to work out.
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Unread 07-11-2013, 06:05 PM   #71
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You did a lot of good work on this YJ, looks really good. Keep it up!
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Unread 07-12-2013, 09:21 AM   #72
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Thanks man. It's been hard work but definitely worth the effort.

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Unread 07-14-2013, 12:22 PM   #73
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Looks great man! Can't wait til my winter build season to get started on mine
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Unread 07-20-2013, 05:24 PM   #74
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Hey man Just read this start to finish! Your rig and the work you've done looks great!! Keep it up.

Edit: Plus I really like the stance with the 9 and HP44. I can't wait to dig into mine!!
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Unread 07-20-2013, 08:48 PM   #75
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Thanks it's been a lot of work. But I am now able to take pride in that work. I have been doing things right and a little over the top. But I feel that I will thank myself down the road.

Good luck on your's, its hard work but worth the effort
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